We have over 9,000 employees and we are in many, many countries. We have operations in many countries where we do business. Practically everywhere in the world, our customers expect us to provide similar service levels. And I'll tell you, our service levels in the emerging market have been growing up quite significantly which has also led to a very rapid growth for Sigma-Aldrich. I'll let the team, when they come, and talk about what we've been able to achieve in the last year or 2.Two distinct businesses, most of you know that. We enable science for both manufacturing, as well as enable science in the lab. Our Research business, or the business that we have that caters to researchers, is about a little over 70% of our business. And then close to 30% of our business is in what we refer to as the SAFC, or the Fine Chemical business. And I will give you a little introduction on both and then of course Frank Wicks, who runs our Global Research business is going to be down here speaking about that business, and Gilles Cottier, who runs our SAFC business will do the same for SAFC.
Sigma-Aldrich's CEO Hosts 2012 Business Review Conference (Transcript)
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